Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research

The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research (MEMO) is funded by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Swansea University. It brings together more than twenty scholars working in the fields of literature, history, philosophy, European languages and classical studies, covering the period approximately AD 400 to 1800.

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MEMO's Key Research Themes

 Wales, England and the Marcher lands: borders and cultural exchanges 

• Social, spiritual and cultural identities 

• Gender, Religion and systems of belief 

• Topography, space and place 

• Health humanities: histories of medicine and the body 

• Medieval towns and cities: urban and rural cultures 

• Natural philosophy and history of ideas 

• Language and multilingualism

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Current Research Projects

More information on the research projects that MEMO members are currently involved in can be found here

News and Events

Symposium Announcement: The Medieval and Early Modern Garden: Enclosure and Transformation

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Registration is now open for MEMO'S 9th annual Symposium by the Sea, 'The Medieval and Early Modern Garden: Enclosure and Transformation',  taking place on June 4-5 at Swansea University. Access full information, including draft programme and registration details here, or follow the link in the navigation bar on the left.

Postgraduate

MEMO has a thriving postgraduate community, both at MA and at PhD level. Click here for information about degree schemes and Postgraduate study